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Afrikaans stoep, from Dutch stoep.

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stoep ‎(plural stoeps)

  1. A raised veranda in front of a house.
    • 1926, Arthur Conan Doyle, ‘The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier’, Norton 2005, p. 1501:
      To my surprise there was a house close beside me, a fairly large house with a broad stoep and many windows.
    • 1979, André Brink, A Dry White Season, Vintage 1998, p. 89:
      On the stoep an old man was moving about on hands and knees with red polish and brushes and dirty cloths.

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch stoep. Cognate to German Stufe.

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stoep f ‎(plural stoepen, diminutive stoepje n)

  1. pavement
  2. stoop, platform

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